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After a huge response from the premiere of their single “Cold Nights” earlier this year, the Brooklyn-based duo Chordashian have been hard at work with forthcoming productions set to release from now into the new year. We have for you today their follow-up original entitled “Skyscraper Souls”, which takes the beautifully melodic vocals of Marie Seyrat from Freedom Fry and carries them along playfully deeper house chords all the way through. Fans of Tensnake and the French Express crew will be all over this one, so listen below and grab it for FREE!

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The young LA based label Prep School Recordings have delivered a summer-solid release to carry through this seasons warmer climate. Young guns SNBRN (formerly of No Body) and Mossberg Pump (LED) have cultivated a deeper disco vibe in this 2-track EP, capturing the sound of their Southern California-based origins and as they put are “As fresh as a poolside mojito.” The release just dropped today on Beatport and iTunes, and fans of French Express, Eskimo, and Future Boogie will be all over these tracks. Have a listen below and support these fresh faces!

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Last year, the Norwegian sultan of swing Todd Terje put out one of my favorite releases that was the euphoric behemoth Inspector Norse. Terje’s follow-up this year comes in the form of Strandbar, which in Norwegian translates to ‘beach bar’. Strandbar dropped today on his Olsen imprint with three versions – Samba, Disko, and Bonus. Stream the full ‘Disko Version’ below.

Our friends at Prep School Recordings continue their introductions with breakthrough artist The Supertraxxe, releasing their new single “Can’t Believe It” today for FREE via their soundcloud. Somewhere between a soulful groove and a hard edge, The Supertraxxe have found their sound in a modern imagination of the classic disco house sound. The sampling will have fans of Treasure Fingers, GRUM, and Viceroy will be all over this funk… grab it below!


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Last weekend, I decided that I just didn’t have enough disco in my life (I mean, can you ever really have enough disco?) ….and so I went in search of the perfect party to satisfy my craving. Luckily, I heard that Gigamesh was in town with back to back shows at The DL and the infamous Glasslands Gallery, and you bet I went to both! Find out what went down after the jump!

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To celebrate arguably one of the biggest tunes of the year, our UK friend and familiar Birdee has just released disco touch-up of Duke Dumont’s “The Giver” – for FREE on his soundcloud. Here’s what he had to say:

“I love the original and felt a disco edit would have worked well with the vocal…hope you enjoy it!”

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Chris Jylkke

This week, our Gotta Dance Dirty™ guest mix comes courtesy of the Swedish nu-disco/house fanatic Chris Jylkke. Despite the shivering temperatures in his homeland, he was able to deliver an hour of refined groovy selections that are sure to keep you warm in the cold.

We always enjoy supporting the more underground, up and coming acts, and we certainly see a bright future ahead for Chris Jylkke. Keep him on your radar and get to listening to this week’s quality guest mix.

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Welcome to Vol. 1 of our new weekly feature here at Gotta Dance Dirty™ : The Weekly Mix up. Every Friday we will be posting a new selection of mixes. Some new, some old, and some GDD™ Exclusive. So whether you’re powering through your last day at the office or prepping for a weekend night out, check back here every Friday… Ya never know what is going to end up in The Mix Up!

If you want to see a mix tape featured in the coming weeks, tweet me your suggestions: @GDDkmoc

Without further adieu, I am proud to give you the Weekly Mix Up: VOL.1
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We begin the week-long WMC marathon sprinting out of the gates at Bardot tomorrow night for our first ever GDD Showcase featuring Maxxi Soundsytem, Cassian, Plastic Plates, Finger Prince, Mickey, Pirate Stereo, and myself. In addition to that lineup, it’s been rumored that Jonah, Burn Unit, and ///Bones have formed a neo-tropical super group and could potentially be going live tomorrow. We’ll just have to wait and find out. Pre-sale tickets are up for only $10 and doors swing wide at 10pm.

Scandal – Just Let Me Dance (Maxxi Soundsystem Remix) [NURVOUS VINYL] by Maxxi Soundsystem

Bag Raiders – Snake Charmer (Cassian Remix) by cassian

 

Good news yall. Our friends LightsoverLA informed us that they are diligently working on an EP that should be out soon. The first track they’ve finished is called ‘I Don’t Want To Die Like This’, which is a furious maelstrom of noisy electro that’s surefire fuel for the late-night DJ. The second tune is a tamer nu-disco remix of Delphic‘s ‘This Momentary’. Important not to be pigeonholed as a one-trick-pony, LightsoverLA have consistently impressed us here at GDD with their range of style.

LightsoverLA – I Don’t Want To Die Like This
Delphic – This Momentary (LightsoverLA Remix)